Welcome to Founders Co.

Driven by Collaboration

Shop Open November 23rd- December 27th


We believe in entrepreneurs, creators, makers and builders.

The Founder's Collaborative's mission is to connect and collaborate with fellow founders of all industries, genders, ages and ethnicities who are passionate about craft, community and innovation in retail.

Our first temporary shop launches November 23th and closes December 27th at the Ridgedale Center. 


Excelsior Candle Co. | Heidi Mueller

Excelsior Candle Co. , founded by Heidi Mueller, was born of the belief that the right fragrance can make everyday moments feel extraordinary.  Every Excelsior Candle Co. candle  is handcrafted in St Paul, Minnesota and features a premium blend of renewable soy wax.

Excelsior Candle Co. Shop

B + D | Brittany & Debbie Travis

Mother/daughter duo Brittany and Debbie Travis launched B+D Custom Crafts to help their clients re-discover the joy of personalized gifting and the beauty of locally crafted decor with modern pieces that can be tailored to their unique needs.

B+D Shop

MEND Jewelry | Jordyn DiOrio

MEND Jewelry connects natural gemstones and crystals to women through simplistically designed jewelry. Founder Jordyn DiOrio’s love for simplistically designed jewelry paired with her entrepreneurial spirit led her to the creation of MEND in 2017.



Visit Our Shop

Ridgedale Center 

12401 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305

We are on the first floor outside of Nordstrom and near the Apple Store. 


Monday-Saturday: 10am-9pm

Sunday: 11am-6pm

*Black Friday: 6am-9pm

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